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Kydland, Finn E.

Born: 1943 AD
Currently alive, at 72 years of age.
Nationality: Norwegian
Categories: Economists

Norwegian economist in US.

1968 – Earned a B.S. from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

1973 – Ph.D. in economics from Carnegie Mellon, dissertation: Decentralized Macroeconomic Planning.

         – Returned to NHH as an assistant Professor.

         – Alexander Henderson Award, Carnegie Mellon.

1977-2004 – Joined the faculty of Carnegie Mellon University where he served as a Professor of Economics.

He joined the faculty at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

1978 – Moved back to Carnegie Mellon as an Associate Professor.

1982-1983 – John Stauffer National Fellowship, Hoover Institution awardee.

2004 – Awarded the Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.

       – 2004 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics (shared with Edward C. Prescott), "for their contributions to dynamic macroeconomics: the time consistency of economic policy and the driving forces behind business cycles".